The HUFA (Harvard Undergraduate Filmmaker's Association) 48-hour Film Festival is a brand new adventure fueling filmmaking over Harvard's Arts First Weekend. Assemble a team, get a prompt, and then display your creative vision at our film screening and award ceremony. All of the events will be livestreamed, so remote participation is welcome! No experience necessary, although this fantastic competition will surely provide you with lots of it!
Sever Hall 10205:00 PM
Fong auditorium in Bolyston Hall08:00 PM
You will get the opportunity to intensely collaborate with your teammates as well as seek advice from HUFA elders (our board)
Check-in and kickoff will take place on Harvard's campus in Sever Hall 102. You're free to film wherever you'd like to (and even participate remotely), but try to come back to at Fong auditorium in Bolyston Hall at 8pm on Sunday for the submssions screenings and awards!
The winning team will recieve a $100 gift card from Lens Pro To Go and a $100 gift card from Lensrentals!
A 48-hour film festival is a filmmaking competition in which teams are given a prompt (e.g. characters, props, themes, etc.) and must use it to create a film in 48-hours. It's kind of like a hackathon for filmmaking.
Yes! This competition is open to the public and people of all skill levels. You can even particpate remotely!
Yes! And, especially as this our first year, tell us how to make it even better next year!
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